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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 252–260.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Sissela Bok © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 S y m p o s i u m : U n s o c i a l T h o u g h t , U n c o m m o n L i v e s , Pa r t 1 “NO ONE TO RECEIVE IT”? Simone Weil’s Unforeseen Legacy Sissela Bok On August 16, 1943...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 188–203.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Anne Carson Duke University Press 2002 DECREATION How Women Like Sappho, Marguerite Porete, and Simone Weil Tell God Anne Carson This is an essay about three women and will have three parts. Part One concerns...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 204–219.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Porete (in fourteenth-century France), and the philosopher Simone Weil (in twentieth-century France). Each of them underwent “an experience of decreation, or so she tells us.” Decreation , which is Simone Weil’s coinage, is here defined as “an undoing of the creature in us—that creature enclosed in self...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (3): 524–525.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Simone Roberts Regina M. Schwartz, The Curse of Cain: The Violent Legacy of Monotheism (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997), 211 pp. Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Robert Mills, Suspended Animation: Pain, Pleasure...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 172–173.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Simone Roberts Catherine A. MacKinnon, Are Women Human? And Other International Dialogues (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006), 417 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Gabriel Piterberg...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 144–145.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Simone Roberts Kearney Richard and Rizo-Patron Eileen , eds., Traversing the Heart: Journey of the Inter-religious Imagination ( Leiden : Brill , 2010 ), 502 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 158–159.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Simone Roberts Duke University Press 2004 LITTLE REVIEWS Hilary Putnam, The Collapse of the Fact-Value Distinction and Other Essays (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2002), 224 pp. Putnam is at his best when...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (2): 364.
Published: 01 April 2004
...Simone Roberts Duke University Press 2004 LITTLE REVIEWS James Boyd White, The Edge of Meaning (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001), 296 pp. Not many people manage to put together the meaning of life and the meaning...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 495.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Simone Roberts Julia Kristeva, trans. Brian O'Keeffe, Foreign Agents Series (Los Angeles,CA: Semiotext[e], 2002), 139 pp. Duke University Press 2005 LITTLE REVIEWS Lindsay Waters, Enemies of Promise: Publishing, Perishing, and the Eclipse of Scholarship...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 541–542.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Simone Roberts Joan Copjec, (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2002), 251 pp. Duke University Press 2003 LITTLE REVIEWS John H. Zammito, Kant, Herder, and the Birth of Anthropology (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002), 576 pp...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 540.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Simone Roberts Scott-Baumann Alison , Ricoeur and the Hermeneutics of Suspicion ( London : Continuum , 2010 ), 216 pp. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Amir Alexander, Duel at Dawn: Heroes...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 383–384.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Simone Roberts Berlant Lauren , Cruel Optimism ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2011 ), 342 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Amy Knight Powell, Depositions: Scenes from the Late Medieval Church and the Modern Museum...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 235–256.
Published: 01 April 2014
...M. F. Simone Roberts The philosophy suggested by Jan Zwicky's expanded understanding of lyric and use of the fragment-as-method inspired this notebook of misunderstanding. Seeking to read Zwicky in the tradition of the aleatory genre and its basic form, the fragment, Roberts finds that her own...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 512.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Simone Roberts Tina Chang, Nathalie Handal, and Ravi Shankar, eds., Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia, and Beyond (New York: W. W. Norton, 2008), 734 pp. Duke University Press 2009...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 39–58.
Published: 01 January 2009
... as well as his conception of himself as a moral agent in a world of moral possibility. Simone Weil provides a similar version of a quietist waiting with . To an ungenerous “active searching” she opposes a fundamental generosity, a “waiting or attentive and faithful immobility” through which one is able...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 407–430.
Published: 01 August 2020
... the Irishness of what he encounters. The lieutenant’s love of foreign places and their names impedes his effort to systematize Ireland for imperial ends, and his love for an Irish woman brings about his own undoing. Applying Simone de Beauvoir’s view of alterity to the lieutenant’s xenophilia, the essay...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (2): 214–222.
Published: 01 April 2014
... meaning, and (e) the larger problem of what Simone Weil called “enslavement to one's own method.” What Jan Zwicky urges, and philosophically as well as poetically works toward, is, in Wittgenstein's terms, “a changed way of seeing,” though in her work the focus is specifically on a changed way of seeing...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 28–45.
Published: 01 January 2014
... to ontological resonance, the attunement of things with one another, the deep analogies that constitute the underlying structure of the world. Imagination is thus fundamental to the good, or ethical, life. For its disciplined exercise relieves us of what Simone Weil calls the “Ring of Gyges”: the refusal...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 157–163.
Published: 01 April 2009
... of quietists, there is such a thing at all. Dealing first with the “activist” Susan Sontag's attraction to the “quietist” Simone Weil, it then concentrates on the “activist” William Empson's attraction to the Buddha and to Buddhist quietism, with special reference to Empson's lost manuscript Asymmetry...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 422–481.
Published: 01 August 2021
... is a darker mode of the doubleness Simón links to irony, a gap not between the way things are and seem, but between how they are and how they should be. In Zbigniew Herbert's poetry, to name evil is to disrupt the evasiveness of analogy. In Coetzee's Waiting for the Barbarians , by contrast, the recognition...